The Smartrate Plan. Giving you the power to manage your summer electric bills. Update now

Looking for ways to manage your summer energy bill? When you're on the SmartRate plan, you pay a reduced rate in exchange for minimizing your electricity usage up to 15 days a year. Lower your usage and help conserve California’s energy resources.


Is SmartRate Smart for You?
Find out how much your electric rate will be reduced when you're on the plan, what you need to do to save, and why SmartRate is risk-free the first summer.
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Update How We Notify You of a SmartDay™
Choose email, text or a phone call. It's easy to change how we contact you and up to three other people from your household. You can make updates by logging into your online PG&E account, or by filling out an online form.
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View Previous SmartDays
SmartDays are called on especially hot days when electricity demand peaks. See how many SmartDays have been called so far this year.
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Get Helpful SmartDay Tips
A little planning goes a long way toward using less energy. You'll find new ways to reduce your electricity usage on SmartDays and on other days of the year, too.
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View the SmartDay Event Forecast

This forecast averages temperatures in PG&E's territory, showing the probability of a SmartDay Event. The current trigger temperature is 98°. Learn how to practice many of the great energy savings efforts for a SmartDay.
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